December 3, 1923 ~ November 30, 2020

Born in: Centertown, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

Gertrude Taylor, 96, of Glasgow passed away Monday, November 30, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Centertown, KY on December 3, 1923 to the late H.C. Smith and Francis English Smith. Gertrude worked at Sorensen Manufacturing for serval years until her retirement. She was a 50-year member of the 1st General Baptist and attended Glasgow Faith Church.

Survivors include, three daughters, Faye Brown (Charles) of Edmonton, Brenda Ballard (Herbert) of Glasgow, and Judy Key of Lafayette, TN; one son Gary Taylor (Linda) of Glasgow; 12 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones also survive.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by four sons, Thomas Edward Taylor, Jr, Bobby Ray Taylor, Johnny Taylor, Phillip Taylor; three grandchildren, Phillip Douglas Taylor, Jr, Eddie Poynter, and Thomas Edward Taylor III; one great grandchild, Ciara Taylor; six brothers, Sylvester, Rollin, Lawrence, H.F., Clarence, and Thurman Smith; three sisters, Nancy Eatmon, Burton Martin, and Bertha Matthews.

Funeral service for Gertrude Taylor will be 2:00pm Saturday, December 5th at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Cave City Cemetery. A family visitation will be prior to the service.

For those not able to attend the funeral service for Gertrude Taylor, it will be live streamed at 2:00 pm Saturday, December 5th, where family and friends may visit to participate in the celebration. All those who wish to honor and remember Gertrude in person (25 people) at the service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing for the safety of those in attendance.

A.F. Crow is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Gertrude Taylor. Please share your condolence with family of Mrs. Taylor at

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  1. Taylor family, we are so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Taylor was a beautiful woman. We will keep everyone in our prayers.

  2. Sending our condolences, prayers, & love to the family. May God comfort each of you.

  3. Just a sweet lady so sorry for your loss but I know it is Heaven’s gain you all are in my prayers I know it is hard even knowing they are with Jesus because we love them so much and it is so much of a loss for us but it won’t be long snd we will all be with her praise God you are all in my prayers love your sweet family.

  4. Gertude was such a sweet lady that loved everyone and was a blessing to me. I’m so sorry for your loss and prayers for everyone!

  5. She was such a beautiful Lady inside and out. Many prayers for her family for she will truly be missed by all.

  6. Brenda and family…all of you are in our prayers. May God wrap His loving arms around each one of you and hold you close to Him and give you comfort is our prayer.

  7. Sending up prayers for u and your family my deepest sympathy you’re in my thoughts and prayers God bless u with strength sorry for your loss she was a wonderful person to know gone but never forgotten . .KATHY slaughter

  8. So sorry to hear the passing of your Mother. I’m sure she is rejoicing in heaven. God bless you at your time of loss.

    Sammy& Sheila Hunt

  9. Gary, we are sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Shelton and I will be keeping you in our prayers fir God’s comfort!
    -Cindy Jackson

  10. Praying for you all at this time of great loss. I remember Mrs. Gertrude with great fondness as she took the time to teach us and spend time with the youth at the General Baptist Church. I remember her smiles and laughter. May God comfort you all. Looking forward to seeing her in heaven.

  11. So sorry for your loss,I know you all will miss her.You have all the great memories.Gertrude was a very special lady.Loved her very much.

  12. So sorry for your loss,Gertrude was such a special lady.You will always have great memories.I loved her so much.praying for you all.

  13. So sorry for your loss. So thankful I got to know her she was a wonderful Granny to many people and not just her immediate family. Prayers for all the family and friends.

  14. Gertrude was such a good neighbor. That is a great blessing you can always remember. She would cook extra and take it to her neighbor, my mother, Bertha Jones. Mom really enjoyed her cooking and her company. Gertrude was the kind of neighbor who was a real neighbor.

  15. Our prays are with you all , a very good friend since 1952, a lot of good times we have had, due to health didn’t get to come , love you all & in our prayers. Dixie & Jack

  16. Our prays are with you all, a very special good friend, since 1952, a lot of good times we’ve had. Due to my health , I didn’ t get to come to the service, love you & in our prayers, love you all, Dixie & Jack

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